• thanks: was: looking for photo of 336 East Houston St., NYC

    From Wendy Griswold wendygris@gmail.com@21:1/5 to All on Thu Aug 22 20:18:12 2019
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    Wow. Overwhelming response. Alfred Holzman found it by accessing the
    Municipal Archives through the Steve Morse site. I know, it wasn't
    supposed to be there, but Alfred took a look. Good sleuthing! Eternal gratitude.

    Several people asked if I would provide the information furnished by
    other researchers on this question. Here's a list of the sources they suggested. Apologies if there are some dups in here:

    This is a long shot, but have you contacted the Museum of the City of
    New York, New York Historical Society, and New York Pubic Library
    about what they have in their photo repositories? You might also
    check out these links: https://www.brickunderground.com/live/research-building-history-nyc http://www.gothamcenter.org/archives-and-libraries.html

    42nd street library photo collection
    Photographic views of New York City, 1870's-1970's, from the collections of the New York Public Library - NYPL Digital Collections

    https://nycma.lunaimaging.com/luna/servlet/ https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/collections/photographic-views-of-new-york-city-1870s-1970s-from-the-collections-of-the-ne-2#/?tab=3Dabout
    Another is https://www.oldnyc.org/

    Center for Jewish History
    New York Historical Society
    Museum of the City of New York
    Tenement Museum
    New York Times
    Access NYC Municipal archives through Steve Morse's website
    city directories or local newspapers or radio or TV photo archives?

    Look for "Collections About New York City" about halfway down the page.

    You can search the address at www.fultonhistory.com which is a free site of old digitized newspapers. BTW, the site began with NY papers,but has expanded to other

    Sometimes a photo of a house next door may show a part of the house.

    Sanborn maps. No pictures but great architectural drawings.

    I believe I have thanked everyone personally. What an outpouring of kindness!

    Thank you all,

    Wendy Griswold
    Pittsfield MA
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